Likasi


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Likasi

(lɪˈkɑːsɪ)
n
(Placename) a city in the S Democratic Republic of Congo: a centre of copper and cobalt production. Pop: 345 000 (2005 est). Former name: Jadotville

Li•ka•si

(lɪˈkɑ si)

n.
a city in the S Democratic Republic of the Congo. 299,118. Formerly, Jadotville.
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The intense sun that afternoon made the fifteen-minute wait at the city centre of Likasi in Haut-Katanga province of Congo all the more tedious for Papa Kabongo, my research assistant, and me.
In the employment area around the Mutshatsha - Lubudi Kolwezi - Likasi - Lubumbashi - Sakania axis, better access to quality training for young people, girls and boys is ensured and a supply of skilled Employment prospects or self-employment is increased, in particular by strengthening the capacities of certain institutions and organizations in charge of technical and vocational training, both formal and non-formal.
In 1961 he and 156 comrades were posted to Jadotville, now called Likasi, where a local politician backed by mercenaries had declared the region independent from the rest of the country, in a post-colonial power struggle for the rich mineral resources of the area.
The com- pany targeted production of 3,000 tonnes of copper a month for 2015, and 5,000 tonnes this year, thanks to new plants in Shituru in Likasi and to a concentra- tor in Kambove, which has a production capacity of 25,000 to 30,000 tonnes a year.
The company targeted production of 3,000 tonnes of copper a month for 2015, and 5,000 tonnes this year, thanks to new plants in Shituru in Likasi and to a concentrator in Kambove, which has a production capacity of 25,000 to 30,000 tonnes a year.
Fifty others were trapped inside the cargo train after 12 of its carriages flipped off the track in the accident near Likasi, a mining town between Lubumbashi and Kolwezi in the copper and cobalt-rich southeast.
Now, results can be seen everywhere: life has changed in Lubumbashi, in Kolwezi, in Likasi.
Inspirado por un impulso de <<zairizacion>>, incluso cambiaron tambien de denominacion algunas ciudades: Leopoldville se convirtio en Kinshasa, Stanleyville en Kisangani, Elisabethville en Lumbumbashi, Jadotville en Likasi, Albertville en Kalemie, etc.
These studies were conducted in Bukavu (South Kivu), (30) Bwamanda (Equateur province), (24) Kimpese (Bas Congo), (25) Kinshasa (Kinshasa province), (24) Kisangani (Orientale Province), (26, 30) Likasi (31) and Lubumbashi (26) (Katanga province), and Mbuji Mayi (Kasai Oriental).
Les constructions dans les deux cites etaient egalement differentes, de meme que l'organisation de la vie sociale et economique, comme l'a par ailleurs indique Valentin Yves Mudimbe (17) citant ainsi Kapolowe, bourgade congolaise situee au bord du chemin de fer entre les villes de Lubumbashi (Elisabethville) et Likasi (Jadothville).
But this process is even more intense and painful further out in the bush, in a place called Likasi.
A Kolwezi et a Likasi, on l'a vu, des familles d'ouvriers de la Gecamines et de la SNCC, en l'occurrence, ont connu, en leur qualite de << non-originaires >>, le calvaire de l'exclusion violente et de la relegation.